Apply for a grant

Education, Health and Social Services

If your organization or program addresses education, health or social services needs in Palm Beach County, to be considered for an Admirals Cove Foundation annual grant or funding, begin by completing the Letter of Intent , submitting Program Budget and your organization’s most recent Financials (Form 990).

While all grantees are located in Palm Beach County, special consideration is given to those organizations and programming within the north county corridor.


We support nonprofit organizations, public and charter school programs and initiatives that promote and improve access to education for people of all ages.


We support projects and programs of nonprofit organizations committed to improving the physical or mental wellness of children and adults.

Social Service

We support nonprofit organizations that improve the lives of families, children and individuals including veterans, who are in need of food, shelter, and assistance.

Admirals Cove Foundation does not fund
  • Agencies outside Palm Beach County
  • Individuals
  • National organizations that are not a local chapter with demonstrable direct benefit to residents of Palm Beach County
  • Sectarian or religious purposes
  • General animal and environmental programs, except for educational outreach programs
  • Grants to lobby legislation or influence public elections
  • Grant commitments for more than one year

Important Dates

2020 Grant Process Opens July 1, 2019

July 1, 2019 – 2020 Grant Request Process Begins

August 1, 2019 – Letter of Intent and Form 990 Deadline

December 1, 2019 – Applicants Notified of Grant Funding Status

All applicants must be in good standing with the Internal Revenue Service

The Process

  • Letter of Intent, Program Budget and Financial (Form 990) review by Allocations Committee (Submittal deadline August 1st)
  • Approved requests receive invitation to continue the grant process
  • Site visits conducted by Admirals Cove Foundation volunteer committee
  • Final decision by the Admirals Cove Foundation Board of Directors
  • Grant recipients are required to sign the Grant Agreement Letter
  • Grant recipients must file a mid-term report and a final report, detailing use of funds to date, program milestones and outcomes by October 1st of the award year.